The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 33 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.52% 5.85% 3.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.23% 43.48% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
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£413 £290 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.24% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £269 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £360 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +10.26%
SQL Server
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
26 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 7.88% 13.45% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 5
Average daily rate £438 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development
6 2 (18.18%) Web Design
6 2 (18.18%) Silverlight
6 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Facebook Platform
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) OLAP
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL DBA
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Silverlight
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) SignalR
6 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (9.09%) LESS
6 1 (9.09%) LINQ
6 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Web Design
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) HDFS
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Akamai
3 1 (9.09%) Facebook
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter
3 1 (9.09%) Cloudera
3 1 (9.09%) Xamarin